Mango is one of the popular fruits in the world due to its attractive color, delicious taste and excellent nutritional properties. Known for its sweet fragrance and flavor, the mango has delighted the senses for more than 4000 years. A celebrated fruit, mango, now produced in most of the tropical parts of the globe.

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Mango leaves tea

Mango leaves (MLs) are the potential source of minerals, viz. nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, calcium, magnesium, and vitamins, viz. A, B, E, and C. A major bio-macromolecule present in mango leaves is protein. Protein acts as a building block of cell and also plays a major role in growth, maintenance, enzyme regulation, cell signaling, and also acts as biocatalyst.

Mangoes leaves are edible and are used in several cuisines for their unique taste. In fact, the small mango leaves are commonly used for making tea and herbal concoctions. The medicinal properties of mango leaves make them a useful ingredient in traditional folk tea preparation, and to treat diabetes and respiratory diseases in Asian and African countries.

Mango leaves tea is suggested to be rich in bioactive substances that may improve human health and provide medicinal properties. These include antioxidants, polyphenols, tannins, and Mangiferin, a major mango plant constituent. These bioactive compounds have been linked to biological activities including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antidiabetic, and others.

Mango leaves also known to have hypotensive properties that mean it helps reduce blood pressure. The leaves make the blood vessels strong and healthy. Mango leaves are an effective remedy for varicose veins.
Mango leaves tea

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